Abdominal Strength and Neuromuscular Control
Leg Strength and Neuromuscular Control
Ankle Strength, Flexibility and Neuromuscular Control
Lastly, dancers must be able to correctly distribute their body weight across the metatarsals while en relevé and on the tips of their toes while en pointe. Sickling (favoring the outside of the foot) and pronating (favoring the inside of the foot) welcomes injuries from the foot up to the lower back.
Chicago Dance Supply strongly recommends the following: